Purton 129 Level Crossing
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Latitude: 51.598 / 51°35'52"N
Longitude: -1.8801 / 1°52'48"W
OS Eastings: 408403
OS Northings: 188802
OS Grid: SU084888
Mapcode National: GBR 3SD.RH8
Mapcode Global: VHB3C.C3F9
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- Name: Purton 129
- Crossing Type: Public Footpath Crossing
- Location: Purton CP
- Postcode: SN5 4HE
- Route: Western
- ELR: SWM
- Distance: 82 miles 9 chains
- Individual risk rating:
- Collective risk rating:
- Last assessment: July 2015
- Next assessment due: October 2017
- Types of trains: Passenger & Freight
- Line speed: 100 mph
- Trains per day: 37
- Infrequent Pedestrian Use
- Misuse history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Jul-2015), - Nil incidents since.
- Near-miss history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Jul-2015), - Nil incidents since.
- Accident history: Nil incidents in year prior to assessment date (Jul-2015), - Nil incidents since.
- Key risk factors:
- Low Sighting Time
- Sun Glare
- Deliberate misuse or user error
- Current protection arrangements:
- Whistle boards provided on the rail approaches - train horn audible warning given (07:00 to 23:00)
UK Parliament Constituency: North Wiltshire
Civil Parish/community: Purton
Unitary Authority Electoral Division (UTE): Purton
European Region: South West
Unitary Authority: Wiltshire Council
- Individual Risk Rating is the risk to invidual users of the crossing.
It is presented as a single letter, with A being the highest risk and M being the lowest.
- Collective Risk Rating is the overall risk of any incident involving any person or vehicle on the crossing,
including train staff and passengers as well as users of the crossing. It is presented as a number, with 1 being the highest risk and 13 being
the lowest. This is the most important rating when prioritising safety measures at level crossings.